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Hairdressing - NVQ Level 3 Diploma


About the course

Do you dream of becoming a salon manager or owning your own hairdressing salon? This course will give you the skills you need to move towards your goal.

You need a Level 2 qualification in hairdressing, as well as some practical experience of the hair industry.

You will develop the skills you need to creatively cut hair using a combination of techniques such as styling and colouring.

You will learn how to provide an effective hairdressing consultation, as well as promote additional services and products to clients.

Throughout the course, you will monitor procedures to ensure that the salon operates safely in all areas.

On successful completion of the course, you will achieve the NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing.

On successful completion of the course, you will achieve the NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing. This qualification is recognised by the UK's leading hairdressing bodies.

Following the course, you can move into employment as a senior stylist or salon manager.

Oasis Hair and Beauty Academy ¿ professional support for our students

As a City and Islington College student, qualified at Level 3 or above, you will be invited to join our Oasis Hair and Beauty Academy. Delivered in partnership with VTCT, Goldwell, Dennis Williams, Eve Taylor and Shooting Beauty, this exclusive membership offers you continuing professional development, business support, networking and product discounts to help you take your career or business forward.

Further Information 1

You will be required to pay for a hairdressing kit and uniform.

My tutor has been very inspirational as she has worked in the industry

Simone Alalade-Bobb

Simone Alalade-Bobb

Subjects: NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Destination: University of Bedford to study Beauty and Spa Management Business Honours

Simone Alalade-Bobb has made it to the University of Bedford to study Beauty and Spa Management Business Honours. She plans after her degree to work on cruise ships using her skills in the Caribbean.

She said: "The course has really changed my life as when I was in school I was not interested in a lot of the subjects but I really enjoy this area. The teachers in the whole department are very inspirational as they have worked in the industry. I would recommend that you come and study here whether that is in hairdressing or beauty."

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10 September 2018

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